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and u.s. airways are announcing an $11 billion merger this morning. it will create the world's largest airline. sharyl attkisson is at reagan national airport just outside of washington. sharyl, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this is the seventh merger since 2005 in an industry that faces stiff competition and rising fuel prices. few may be paying more for your tickets. the new airline will take the american airlines name helping to boost a company that's been in bankruptcy for more than a year. american has struggled to compete in recent years as its rivals have grown. the marriage between number three american and number four u.s. airways will create the world's largest carrier, bigger than united which merged with continental in 2010 and delta, which merged with northwest in 2008. american's ceo tom horton told "cbs this morning" travel editor peter greenberg last month that merging was the only way to prevent collapse. >> you've got to move fast in this business and time for our companies to start looking forward. >> reporter: four airlines will c
conference in paris. >> is the u.s. willing to directly aid the fighters on the ground and is that enough to change assad's administration? >> he needs to know that he can't shoot his bayway out of this and so we need to convince him of that, and i think the opposition needs more help in order to be able to do that and we are working together to have a united position with respect to that. >> the secretary hinted the u.s. might start to distribute aid in rebel held parts of syria. secretary kerry expected to talk more about the syria question at an international conference tomorrow in rome. charlie and norah? >> clarissa ward thank you. >>> the supreme court today is hearing arguments over the landmark 1965 law, at issue, whether voting rights are secure enough now to allow the rollback of protections from the civil rights era. john crawford is at the supreme court. jan, this has far-reaching consequences. tell us about what's at issue here? >> reporter: the voting rights act is one of the most arguments now just under way in the supreme court in this really significant
a place like the u.s. east coast is not getting gasoline necessarily as rapid of a pace from the gulf coast because the ships are too expensive to move it. >> reporter: one thing people can do to pay less at the pump is to drive more fuel-efficient vehicles but so far, the high gas prices do not seem to be factors into consumers' buying habits. in january the two top selling vehicles were pickup trucks. gayle and charlie? >> manuel thanks. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife will be in court today in washington. they're expected to plead guilty to charges they spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds for personal use. jay levine of our chicago station cbs2 is in washington. jay, good morning, good to see you. >> good morning. court starts in 30 minutes and we're expected plea agreements signed by jackson and his wife sandy, once one of chicago's political premiere couples. now a troubled marriage with the former congressman wining and dining a washington restaurant hostess, but it also went to things like furs and jewelry, furniture
in europe but the focus is the middle east where state department officials say the u.s. and europe are more strategically aligned than ever to pressure london to abandon its nuclear program and to isolate syrian president assad. kerry's efforts to broker a political transition in syria is already faltering. the syrian opposition is threatening to boycott a meeting with him this week and they've already canceled an upcoming trip to the u.s. they're under severe pressure to get more support from the international community, but the u.s. and europe refuse to provide them with military aid. secretary kerry sent his top envoy to the region yesterday to try to persuade them to meet with him in rome on thursday. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> this year's daytona 500 wasn't decided until the final laps, but there was trouble at the track before the premiere race. a crash sent flying debris into the stands injuring dozens. >> reporter: two of those people are still in the hospital both in stable condition. one of the things nascar fans love about this sport is the dan
contender to be the u.s. ambassador to japan. >>> you'll see how he put up a pretty good fight. >> all that. >> look out. look out. and a push! the rockets. >> if you get a good night's sleep you have better sex. >> is that a problem? >> all that matters. >> "washington post" bob woodward has been calling out the administration for days now. he also said the white house has pushed back hard in response to what he wrote. >> it was said very clearly, you will regret doing this. >>> on "cbs this morning." >> a 114-year-old woman in japan is now officially the world's oldest woman. >> this was exciting news for the world's second oldest woman, steven tie cler! >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off. pope benedict is resigning in just a few hours. he's stepping down with promises to obey his successor. >> the pope met once last time with the college of cardinals one of those men will be the next leader of 1.2 billion roman catholics. allen pizzey is in vatican city to begin our coverage of the pope benedict's farewell. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. by t
from port to port so a place like the u.s. east coast is not getting gasoline necessarily as rapid of a pace from the gulf coast because the ships are too expensive to move it. >> reporter: one thing people can do to pay less at the pump is to drive more fuel efficient vehicles. but so far hire gas prices do not seem to be playing into the gas prices. in february the two top vehicles were pickup trucks. >> they're expected to plead guilty to charges they spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds for personal use. jay le vane of our chicago cbs team is live. good morning. >> good morning. what's expect are negotiated plea agreements signed by both jesse and jackie. they're now claiming a troubled marriage. wining and dining a washington restaurant hostess. went to jewelry, furs other personal items including tens of personal items of bruce lee, martin luther king jr. and michael jackson memorabilia. only the congressman is charged with the actual conspiracy. jackson who has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder considered an insanity defense before it will be
to paris tomorrow for a meeting on the crisis in syria. kerry said monday the u.s. is determined not to leave syrian rebels "dangling in the wind." >>> when pope benedict officials steps down thursday he'll take on a new title. the vatican announced this morning benedict will be called emeritus pope and will continue to wear white. 115 cardinals are expected to vote for his successor. britain's highest ranking catholic leader will not be taking part. in one of his final acts, the pope changed the rules of the meeting. allen pizzey is in vatican city. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the newest guessing game here is how soon the conclave will begin. by both law and tradition, the cardinals can't talk openly about it until one day after benedict officially leaves office. the cardinals want to get on with the job of choosing a new pope as soon as possible according to a well-placed vatican source. a major issue plaguing them will be the sex abuse scandals. but they must be dealt with in the view of cardinal james stafford, who is too old to vote in the c
also announced u.s. forces will be returning home from afghanistan faster than originally planned. >> i can announce that over the next year another 34,000 american troops will come home from afghanistan. this drawdown will continue and by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> reporter: the president gushed over bipartisan efforts to legalize 11 million undocumented workers here now and craft a new legal immigration system that also tightens border security evidence of the momentum? outstretched hands from republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham. tough critics of mr. obama's foreign policy. >> let's get this done. send me a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the next few months and i will sign it right away and america will be better for it. >> reporter: many lawmakers wore green ribbons in solidarity with newtown, connecticut, and victims of gun violence occupied seats of honor. in his emotionally charged close, mr. obama asked congress to ask congress what it hasn't done in two decades, hold real vote on gun control
on thursday. they are under severe pressure to get more support from the international community, but the u.s. and europe have refused to arm the rebels. after meetings in germany, france and italy, secretary kerry will travel on to the middle east. for "cbs this morning," margaret brennan, london. >> margaret brennan, thak. >>> this year's daytona 500 wasn't decided until the final lap, but there was trouble at the track before sunday's premiere race. a crash on saturday sent wreckage flying into the stands injuring dozens. mark strassmann is at the daytona motor speedway. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and good morning to our viewers in the west. two of the spectators hurt in saturday's big pile-up are still in the hospital although both are in stable condition. one of the things that nascar fans love about this sport is the danger except when they're the ones who are running for cover. >> the daytona 500 goes to jimmie johnson. >> reporter: by one second jimmie johnson finished first on sunday, his second win at daytona. danica patrick, competing agains
with the national atomic energy agency. >>> and "the wall street journal" says the u.s. and europeans have struck up a trade deal. it could take two years to compete. >>> "usa today" says there use news on chuck hagel. they could decide tomorrow. republicans are threatening to stonewall the nomination and moderate republican susan says she'll appose hagel. >> at a hearing yesterday patrick donohoe told senators the postal service needs their help. last year, keep in mind, the post office loft nearly $16 billion. >>> and the "los angeles times" says researchers believe they may have spotted the youngest black hole in the galaxy and it's not fashion only 200,000 light years away. some say a black hole could provide a passage to ano >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. >>> this morning los angeles police are defending the fiery end to the shoot-out with christopher dorner. we did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. >> our carter evans with new details on how things ended. >>> and another dangerous man is on the loose
causing travel problems around the u.s. dean reynolds is in libertyville, illinois north of chicago. dean, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. the storm seems to be tapering off a bit after dropping about three to four inches of snow around here but that was more than enough to create plenty of problems. as the wintry storm blew across illinois, its impact was painfully easy to describe. >> freezing and blowing, terrible cold. >> reporter: overnight traffic crawled to a near standstill here as the snow began to fall stranding some cars. it's part of the same massive system that crippled kansas. parts of that state got nearly a foot and a half of snow and that's not all. mix of thunder and lightning made for an unusual weather event called thunder snow. across the midwest, icy, snowy roads created treacherous driving conditions. >> you can't see the road. ice, it's dangerous. >> reporter: on one slick road a mini van slid directly into a stoplight before the giant pole came crashing down and in the town of lawrence kansas a car eru
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